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Snark Futures Rise on News BuzzFeed Scored Obama Interview

BuzzFeed editor Ben Smith scored an interview with President Barack Obama set for Tuesday, one that will be released via the Facebook. (“It’s intended to be funny and appealing to young people.”)

YMMV as to whether this counts as 1) a major notch for native web publications; 2) NBD after the YouTube celeb interviews; 3) ¯\_(ツ)_/¯:

BuzzFeed was also congratulated by peers for the get:

And the backlash was predicted and pre-mocked by at least one editor:

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